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Redirect Your Groceries For Good

Food insecurity—another world issue drastically worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. And another world issue that our community is striving to solve on a local basis.  The Mini Farm Project (MFP), a community initiative established to eliminate food insecurity, makes use of special purpose urban and peri-urban farms. Each farm is specially designed to produce food for those in need, with... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Corridors for our resident VIP’s and commuters

Did you know that a large part of Ferny Grove, Upper Kedron and surrounding suburbs are classified as Koala Priority Areas (KPA) by the Queensland Government?   The 2020 koala habitat mapping report found that 91% of South East Queensland’s best quality koala habitat has been cleared over time, so let’s not take our special KPA designation for granted and... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Delving A Little More Into The BCC Budget

Community Planning in Action The scope of our Association covers the suburbs of Ferny Grove, Upper Kedron and Keperra. These suburbs are all part of The Gap Ward of Brisbane. The Gap Ward also includes the suburbs of Ashgrove and The Gap. Following the recent release of the Brisbane City Council budget for the year ending 30 June 2022, we... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Community, Sports News

A Tremendous Time in Tokyo

Year 12—365 days of knuckling down on schoolwork, rostering your work schedule around all the 18th parties and losing sleep over binging the latest hit TV series.  Not for Kirralee, a student at Genesis College, Bray Park, however. This local champ has spent the better half of her year 12 experience underwater, fighting to either make or break her dreams... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

A New Era of Freshness at Charlie’s

Since it planted its roots in Everton Park over 20 years ago, Charlie’s Fruit Market has blossomed into an iconic staple in our landscape. However, if you have driven by 473 South Pine Road in recent months, you may notice that the store has had somewhat of a transformation thanks to its new owner – aptly named Charlie! After being... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

The Hills’ New Coffee-Scented Obsession

Open 7 days a week, 7am till 1pm, serving Merlo Coffee, homemade sweets and savory, toasties and wraps, smoothies and milkshakes—this is Capsule Cafe.   Now joined onto TerryWhite Chemmart Arana Hills, Capsule Cafe is a family owned and operated business stemming from the chemist. Rod Garozzo has run TerryWhite since June 1980, following in the footsteps of his father... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Scouts Plant 3000 Trees for Local Koalas

Over the past two years, with the assistance of Landcare and WIRES, the Albany Scout Group have partnered with the local CSR Warner Quarry to replant a wildlife corridor at the rear of the clay mine site on Kremzow Road, Warner.  The re-establishment of the wildlife corridor ensures the existing vegetation onsite at the mine connects with the district habitat... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Community

Gain a Healthy Outlook at QWNQ

The Mitchelton Branch of the Older Womens Network Qld Inc (OWNQ) meets formally and informally throughout the month and you are welcome to join them for any or all of our get togethers. Our special upcoming events are as follows: Wednesday 27th October 10am  Information session on handling chronic pain, presented by the Australian Pain Management Association Thursday 21st October... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Get out and about with the Guides

Ferny Hills Girl Guides have proudly been in your community for over 40 years. In recent years, we have seen our group go from strength to strength and grow in numbers in a huge way. We have faced the pandemic together; doing online Guides through our laptops and tablets, moving to in-person socially distanced Guiding and back again, and we... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

Community, Health

Don’t Ever Think All Is Lost

Feeling isolated, alone, judged and misunderstood are commonplace for those who experience depression and anxiety. Finding others who have had similar experiences and personal knowledge to talk to is very difficult. Would it be beneficial to spend time with others who have struggled too? Would it be helpful having a place where no explanations are necessary, where there is no... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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